Dr. Wendy Kohrt is a Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the Ludeman Center Nancy Anschutz Chair In Women’s Health Research. She is Associate Director of the Ludeman Family Center for Women’s Health Research, Director of Research for Geriatric Medicine, and Associate Director of Research for the VA Geriatric, Research, Education, and Clinical Center. Dr. Kohrt is the Chair of the Executive and Steering Committees for the Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity Consortium (MoTrPAC), a NIH Common Fund initiative, and is the PI for one of the MoTrPAC Clinical Centers.
Dr. Kohrt’s research focuses on age-related changes in metabolism, sex steroids, and body composition, with an emphasis on understanding changes that are triggered by the menopausal transition in women. She also studies novel factors that influence musculoskeletal health and physical function in aging.